29 Nov 2007

Access All Areas: Dawn Raid Resurrection

From Access All Areas, 5:00 pm on 29 November 2007

Significant New Zealand hip hop/ urban record label 'Dawn Raid' are back up and running. In October 2007 there was a new album, and, crucially, a fresh template to develop and diversify the South Auckland label. Just months earlier the phone lines were dead, the web site was down and the future looked decidedly grim. Music reporter Trevor Reekie talks to two of the four principals in Dawn Raid's recovery. John Barnett - a man better known for his career in the NZ Film and TV industry - and Brotha D aka Danny, one of the founding fathers of Dawn Raid.